Draba verna
Whitlow Whit"low, n. [Prov. E. whickflaw, for quickflaw, i. e., a flaw or sore at the quick; cf. Icel. kvika the quick under the nail or under a horse's hoof. See {Quick}, a., and {Flaw}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Med.) An inflammation of the fingers or toes, generally of the last phalanx, terminating usually in suppuration. The inflammation may occupy any seat between the skin and the bone, but is usually applied to a felon or inflammation of the periosteal structures of the bone. [1913 Webster]

2. (Far.) An inflammatory disease of the feet. It occurs round the hoof, where an acrid matter is collected. [1913 Webster]

{Whitlow grass} (Bot.), name given to several inconspicuous herbs, which were thought to be a cure for the whitlow, as {Saxifraga tridactylites}, {Draba verna}, and several species of {Paronychia}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Draba verna — ID 28423 Symbol Key DRVE2 Common Name spring draba Family Brassicaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, CA, CT, DC, DE, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Draba verna — noun annual weed of Europe and North America having a rosette of basal leaves and tiny flowers followed by oblong seed capsules • Syn: ↑whitlow grass, ↑shadflower, ↑shad flower • Hypernyms: ↑draba …   Useful english dictionary

  • Draba verna L. — Symbol DRVE2 Common Name spring draba Botanical Family Brassicaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Draba verna L. var. aestivalis Lej. — Symbol DRVE2 Synonym Symbol DRVEA Botanical Family Brassicaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Draba verna L. var. boerhaavii H.C. Hall — Symbol DRVE2 Synonym Symbol DRVEB Botanical Family Brassicaceae …   Scientific plant list

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